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Stories from Friday, March 27, 2009

Zevon Wipf is RV's March Reader (03/27/09)
Another page has been turned on the calendar and hopefully, winter will soon be slipping away into spring. Although winter's demise might bring a tear to the eye of skiers, snowboarders and other misguided icy outdoor types, the approach of the new season is a great reason to celebrate...
Spotlight 4-H (03/27/09)
Ahoy Mateys! OK everybody, check your calendar. Think back to that cold, gloomy day in February when that dreadful little groundhog, Puxetauny Phil, saw his shadow and made the prediction for 6 more weeks of winter. Well folks, those 6 weeks are about over and it's time to turn our thoughts to SPRING! But, here at the office, we are taking things one step farther. Let's talk summer...
Board approves design for new County Jail facility (03/27/09)
Supervisors strive to complete plans for August 4 vote
County's jail exploration impacts City of Cherokee (03/27/09)
Supervisors seeking estimated $3 million bond for new facility
Great Easter Egg Hunt under way! (03/27/09)
Exciting prizes and fun for all highlight the Chronicle Times second annual Great Easter Egg Hunt beginning today. A Gold and Silver egg will be hidden within the city limits (excluding private property) of Cherokee. Clues published each day day the Chronicle Times newspaper is published (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) March 30 through April 10 will help participants along the Bunny Path and, hopefully, to the eggs. ...
Cherokee Toy Show (03/27/09)
Masonic Scholarships to be awarded (03/27/09)
Speculative Lodge #307 A.F.&A.M. of Cherokee and Marcus will be awarding $300 scholarships to a Cherokee senior and a Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn senior who will graduate this spring. The scholarships may be used for a two or four-year college, or a vocational-technical school...
A night to remember (03/27/09)
Cherokee County Action Report
State qualifiers (03/27/09)
Cleghorn Fire Department drawing winner (03/27/09)
Wellness Center Offers "Zumba" (03/27/09)
Are you looking for some fun and excitement in a workout? Come join the Zumba party at the Wellness Center in Cherokee. What is Zumba? It's a fun and energetic workout inspired by Latin dance moves that will have you feeling like you're not even working out!...
Membership appreciation (03/27/09)
Spring training (03/27/09)
Noted woodworker to display at IC Retreat (03/27/09)
Cherokee County native Jerry Rupp joins sister, Joyce
Cherokee Kindergarten Round-Up scheduled (03/27/09)
Cherokee School District personnel will conduct Kindergarten Round-Up this year on Friday, March 27, and Monday, March 30. A child must be five years of age on or before September 15 to be eligible for Kindergarten. There will be a pre-registration for Round-Up and the number to call is 225-6760...
At your service (03/27/09)
'Tastes and Sounds of Cherokee' April 2 (03/27/09)
The Cherokee Music Boosters will be hosting its 13th annual "Tastes and Sounds" event on Thursday, April 2, from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center. This event is a fundraiser for the Cherokee Washington High School and Cherokee Middle School instrumental and vocal programs...
Strody Flint soars as Roosevelt's Reader (03/27/09)
We are rapidly using up another month and are now well into the new year. Although winter continues to hang in there, one can now start to see a little light down at the end of that long, cold tunnel. You know what I mean... You can run those short errands without the worry of terminal frostbite, your car now starts at least four mornings out of six without a visit from the AAA man and the first robins of spring have shivered onto the scene...
Kiwanis March Student of the Month Sydney Morton (03/27/09)
In a recent meeting, the Kiwanis Club of Cherokee announced its Washington High School Student of the Month, Sydney Morton. Sydney, a senior at Washington High, is the daughter of Frank and Jan Morton. As a student Morton demonstrates leadership through her participation at the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security in Washington D.C. ...
Cherokee girls compete in basketball tournaments (03/27/09)
A group of freshman Cherokee girls recently traveled to Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Kearney, Nebraska to compete in regional basketball tournaments. In Sioux Falls, the group took 2nd place in the Sioux Falls Lincoln tournament and then took 3rd place in a very competitive Kearney Blowout tournament that included 178 teams in 10 different divisions. The team was coached by Heath Hagberg and assisted by Gary Shaefer...
Jones fires (03/27/09)
Schuett twin winner at Lakes Indoor (03/27/09)
Speedy Brave wins 55 and 200 meter runs
Sophie M. Ducommun (03/27/09)
Sophie M. Ducommun, 93, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday evening, March 24, 2009 at The Gardens in Cherokee following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 28, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Jud Stover will officiate. ...
Heather Lynn Kirby (03/27/09)
Heather Lynn Kirby, age 30, of Duluth, Minnesota, died on Monday, March 23, 2009 at St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Waterville, with Rev. Michael Ince officiating. ...
Paul Edward Wetherell (03/27/09)
Paul Edward Wetherell, 69, of Cherokee, died Wednesday March 25, 2009 in the Cherokee Villa with his family at his side, following a long-time battle with COPD. Funeral services will be held Saturday March 28, 2009 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. ...
June Boothby (03/27/09)
June Boothby, 87, a retired Postmaster from Washta, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2009. She is preceded in death by her parents and her son, Marty. She is survived by her daughters, Pam and Linda and her sister, Pat Buck. Services will be announced later in the year...
Delores J. Cave (03/27/09)
Delores J. Cave, 78, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday morning, March 22, 2009 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 26 at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Larry Lemke will officiate. Burial will be in the Marcus-Amherst Cemetery. There will be a family prayer service at 9:45 a.m. at the Church on Thursday...
Ross/Brenner engagement (03/27/09)
Amanda Ross and Brandon Brenner, of Alta, are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching wedding on May 23, 2009. Amanda is the daughter of Dave and Deb Dunn of Cherokee and Steve and Julie Ross of Aurelia. Amanda is a 2001 graduate from Washington High School and is currently a homemaker...
Drefke 50th anniversary (03/27/09)
David and Beverly Drefke of Hinton will celebrate their 50th Wedding anniversary on April 4, 2009. David Drefke and Beverly Simons were married April 4, 1959 at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. Hosting a family dinner in honor of their parents are Diana and Jim...
DeRoos 50th anniversary (03/27/09)
Les & Carolyn (Cleland) DeRoos of Alta will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on April 5 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Summit Evangelical Free Church in Alta and the community, friends and family are invited. Carolyn is a retired bookkeeper for Kuehl & Payer Ltd. ...
Jail planners need to be locked up (03/27/09)
I have been reading in the papers about the need to build a new jail for Cherokee County. I understand that our county to the east has no vacant space for lease out for Cherokee rule-breakers. Therefore, the supervisors think it is time to expand our facilities as crime must be on the rise...
Mentor, Role Model, Father (03/27/09)
Here is the conclusion of the eulogy begun last week. Cameron Kranig continued,"Growing up with Bob for a father was like growing up with John Wayne or any tough guy you can think of. Bib was the definition of tough. In his sixties he was difficult to keep up with, when he was younger, it was impossible. Through searing heat or bitter cold he worked. Nothing slowed him down...
On your mark, get set, grill! (03/27/09)
After a few months of freezing, sub-zero temperatures, biting winds, and way too much snow and ice, the wondrously warm weather the past few days have folks thinking "outdoors." With the arrival of the "outdoor" season comes the outdoor cooking season (although some of us fire up the grill throughout winter) and health experts advise outdoor chefs to keep food safety in mind every time out...
Spring-cleaning and propane safety (03/27/09)
Flowers are beginning to bloom and the grass is starting to turn green. Spring is in the air, the robins are back and, for most homeowners, that means it's time for spring-cleaning. Industry leaders in propane safety and service, remind homeowners that there are a number of things that should be done in the spring to maintain their propane system and propane-powered appliances...